Melty Mozzarella Stuffed Peppers

Melty Mozzarella Stuffed Peppers

Rating
4.00rating out of 5

(197 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Italian

Use within

6-7 days

These peppers are roasted with a filling of tomato, rosemary and lemon then topped with mozarella and cooked until just melted. Served over couscous with a salsa verde made from parsley, capers, lemon and garlic. Bellisimo!

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Italian

Use within

6-7 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
Capers
15g capers
Couscous
120g couscous †
Lemon
1 lemon
Mozzarella-ball
125g fresh mozzarella †
fresh-parsley
10g fresh parsley
Red-pepper
1 red pepper
fresh-rosemary
5g fresh rosemary
Tomato
2 tomatoes
Yellow-pepper
1 yellow pepper
garlic-clove
1 garlic clove
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 15g capers
  • couscous<span class="strong">†</span>
  • lemon
  • 125g mozzarella<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 10g parsley
  • red pepper
  • 5g rosemary
  • tomato
  • yellow pepper
  • garlic clove
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 442 kJ
104 kcal
1891 kJ
447 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
3.3 g
2 g
13.9 g
8.4 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
14.4 g
4 g
61.5 g
17.3 g
Fibre 0.4 g 1.9 g
Protein 5.4 g 23 g
Salt 0.12 g 0.53 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
15g capers
capers, brine (water, salt), spirit vinegar.
couscous
durum WHEAT semolina, water
lemon
125g mozzarella
pasteurised cows MILK, salt, microbial rennet, starter / bacterial cultures, citric acid
10g parsley
red pepper
5g rosemary
tomato
yellow pepper
garlic clove
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (wheat-gluten, milk)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Melty Stuffed peppers

Preheat the oven to 240°C/ 220°C (fan)/ 475°F/ Gas 9

Cut the peppers in half lengthways and discard the pith and seeds

Add the halves cut-side up to an oven-proof baking dish

Dice the tomatoes finely

2 Melty Stuffed peppers

Stuff the tomatoes inside the peppers 

Strip the rosemary leaves from their stalks and chop the leaves finely, discarding the stalks

Halve the lemon(s)

3 Melty Stuffed peppers

Sprinkle the peppers with rosemary and drizzle with the juice of half the (whole) lemon and 1/2-1 tbsp olive oil

Season generously with salt and pepper

Put the dish in the oven for 25 min or until tender

 

4 Melty Mozzarella Stuffed Peppers (V)

Chop the parsley finely, including the stalks

Chop the capers coarsely

Meanwhile, peel and chop (or grate) the garlic finely

5 Melty Stuffed peppers

Combine the garlic, parsley, chopped capers, remaining lemon juice and 3 tbsp (6 tbsp) olive oil

Season generously with salt and pepper - this is your salsa verde

Boil a kettle for your couscous

6 Melty Stuffed peppers

Drain and cut the mozzarella into 4 (8) pieces

When the peppers are nearly tender, add the couscous to a shallow bowl with 200ml (400ml) boiled water, cover and set aside until serving 

7 Melty Stuffed peppers

Once tender, remove the peppers from the oven and add a chunk of mozzarella

Return the dish to the oven for 5 min or until the cheese has just melted

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Fluff the cooked coucous with a fork and season generously with salt and pepper

Serve the stuffed peppers over the couscous with the salsa verde drizzled over

Enjoy!

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